My First Egg Is "Hard Boiled"!?!?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Henderson Hen House, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. Henderson Hen House

    Henderson Hen House In the Brooder

    Nov 23, 2010
    I was SOOOO excited to find my first egg yesterday from my 21 week old Australorp!!
    Only problem was when I went to crack it open this morning for breakfast, and found that it was completely solid on the inside, as if it had been hard-boiled!! [​IMG]

    The shell is hard and intact, it cannot be frozen (70s here in so-cal), normal shape & size, and my husband promises me that he did not play a practical joke on me!

    HELP [​IMG]


  2. Deanner03

    Deanner03 The Cake Queen

    Quote:WOW...that is awesome. I have no idea what would cause that, nor have I ever seen it...but it's cool. Sorry...I'm useless.
  3. LovinMyPeeps

    LovinMyPeeps Sees Wine Dots

    Mar 22, 2009
    Heuvelton, NY
    OMG thats bizarre...
  4. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

    Sep 20, 2009
    On the Farm!
    Wow.. [​IMG] Never have I seen that!! That's crazy!! Hope you get it figured out!!
  5. maizey

    maizey Songster

    I don't belive hubby.. that egg looks cooked to me. If hubby is an honest fellow, and nobody on here can make heads or tails of it, Id start calling my extension agent and ag college...thats got to be something they would want to study.
  6. jason_mazzy

    jason_mazzy Songster

    Jan 7, 2011
    Sound waves, infrared, and high frequency vibration can do that to an egg. But I am assuming you don't have your chickens sitting on a woofer playing bass while they lay eggs..... So I have no idea other than a practical joke?
  7. Henderson Hen House

    Henderson Hen House In the Brooder

    Nov 23, 2010
    Quote:I live near power lines...could that REALLY do this???

  8. Henderson Hen House

    Henderson Hen House In the Brooder

    Nov 23, 2010
    And I reeeeeally don't think my husband would do this!!! He's not a practical joke kind of guy.

    Could it have just been sitting in her for a week or so??
  9. Deanner03

    Deanner03 The Cake Queen

    Quote:I'd blame the hubby, too. It's the first thing my husband said, too, lol.
  10. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    Looks soft boiled to me. You have a practical joker in the house. [​IMG]

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